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Offline Gusty  
#41 Posted : 23 July 2019 08:39:11(UTC)
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Fun and games for a fair few overnight. 

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Offline Arcus  
#42 Posted : 23 July 2019 08:45:42(UTC)
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Ben,

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It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline johncs2016  
#43 Posted : 23 July 2019 09:20:16(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Arcus Go to Quoted Post

Looks impressive on that map. I don't think that I've ever seen a single Met Office warning like that covering the vast majority of the UK in this fashion before.

 

Located in the most boring part of the UK when it comes to our weather where hardly anything ever happens which is even remotely interesting in terms of our weather (other than yet more constant grey skies), and with the more interesting weather usually always occurring elsewhere in the UK apart from here.
Offline Arcus  
#44 Posted : 23 July 2019 09:29:58(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: johncs2016 Go to Quoted Post

 

Looks impressive on that map. I don't think that I've ever seen a single Met Office warning like that covering the vast majority of the UK in this fashion before.

 

I think that is because the risk area is big, but the potential in any one area is not necessarily all that great- hence the low risk/moderate impact matrix. With storms it is always difficult to be more precise until things actually get going. Many people in that warning area will see nothing at all - that's the nature of these things.

The warning area itself may well be refined later on today.

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline Arcus  
#45 Posted : 23 July 2019 11:29:41(UTC)
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Vis Sat is interesting down over the Bay of Biscay and into NW France. Some signs of showers getting going over the Brest Peninsula. 

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline picturesareme  
#46 Posted : 23 July 2019 11:58:58(UTC)
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And Clare Nasir in the latest metoffice video also mentions the storms being high based so frequent lightning and gusty winds being the biggest impact rather than rain.
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#47 Posted : 23 July 2019 12:01:32(UTC)
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Expecting the first thunder storm of the year later for south Dorset.
Offline Crepuscular Ray  
#48 Posted : 23 July 2019 12:03:37(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Arcus Go to Quoted Post

Vis Sat is interesting down over the Bay of Biscay and into NW France. Some signs of showers getting going over the Brest Peninsula. 

I'll be in Wharfedale (Otley) tonight Ben so if I start reporting I'm to your WSW not Edinburgh!

Jerry

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Offline nsrobins  
#49 Posted : 23 July 2019 12:29:16(UTC)
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In Torquay for work - elevated convection initiated looking south.
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Offline Arcus  
#50 Posted : 23 July 2019 12:53:50(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Crepuscular Ray Go to Quoted Post

 

I'll be in Wharfedale (Otley) tonight Ben so if I start reporting I'm to your WSW not Edinburgh!

Good location I would think Jerry!

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline Arcus  
#51 Posted : 23 July 2019 13:01:03(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nsrobins Go to Quoted Post
In Torquay for work - elevated convection initiated looking south.

Afternoon Neil. Could be a lively evening/night for some. 

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline warrenb  
#52 Posted : 23 July 2019 13:02:01(UTC)
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Looks like a small shower has already broken out just east of Portsmouth
Offline picturesareme  
#53 Posted : 23 July 2019 13:10:23(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: warrenb Go to Quoted Post
Looks like a small shower has already broken out just east of Portsmouth

I think you mean Plymouth laughing

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#54 Posted : 23 July 2019 13:11:13(UTC)
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knew it began with P
Offline Arcus  
#55 Posted : 23 July 2019 16:05:13(UTC)
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Some light showers have reached the SW, but signs now of proper storms brewing north of the Channel Islands with sferics coming through.
Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline Russwirral  
#56 Posted : 23 July 2019 16:32:05(UTC)
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You can see on the satalitle (sat24.com) the first proper cell forming south east of plymouth going directly north... quick check of lightning and radar and for something very tiny its packing a punch...

Good signs for later... this atmosphere is primed.

Offline Arcus  
#57 Posted : 23 July 2019 16:42:31(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Russwirral Go to Quoted Post

You can see on the satalitle (sat24.com) the first proper cell forming south east of plymouth going directly north... quick check of lightning and radar and for something very tiny its packing a punch...

Good signs for later... this atmosphere is primed.

TBH, I'm not really expecting things to really get going until later this evening, post 8pm. NW England might be a good place to be...

 

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline NMA  
#58 Posted : 23 July 2019 18:10:24(UTC)
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Unless something develops later I think we will have to wait for another time to see the first lightning of the summer/year in this part of Dorset. The high level thundery cloud that passed over recently gave nothing here in rain. Sunny and a beautiful evening again.
Offline Arcus  
#59 Posted : 23 July 2019 18:20:30(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: NMA Go to Quoted Post
Unless something develops later I think we will have to wait for another time to see the first lightning of the summer/year in this part of Dorset. The high level thundery cloud that passed over recently gave nothing here in rain. Sunny and a beautiful evening again.

That area of rain wasn't actually widely modelled anyway, and certainly not part of the main potential. I'd hold fire on calling it a bust for your neck of the woods just now. Things are developing on t'other side of the Channel.

Ben,

Nr. Easingwold, North Yorkshire

30m asl

It sounds like a class rant but it’s really because

I am the landlord of the pub that gets the cemetery trade

Offline howham  
#60 Posted : 23 July 2019 18:37:13(UTC)
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Fingers crossed. Rainfall forecast shows it getting here about 5.30am. Will it be electrified?
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